Posted in music | streams | tour dates on July 16, 2012

The Afghan Whigs at Bowery Ballroom, May 2012 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)

The newly-reformed Afghan Whigs have been covering Frank Ocean's "Lovecrimes" at recent live shows (like at Bowery Ballroom back in May, video below) and have just released a studio version of the track which is a free download from their website. You can also stream it below. This is the second new recording the 'Whigs have released this year, the other being a cover of Marie "Queenie" Lyons' "See and Don't See."

The Whigs, who are curating and headlining this year's ATP NY ("I'll Be Your Mirror") which recently relocated from Asbury Park to Pier 36 in NYC, have recently added dates to their fall tour and that updated list is below.

While on the subject, tangentially, of Frank Ocean's Best New Music'd Channel Orange, it just got the "slowdown remix" treatment by DJ Slim K which you can stream below or download here.

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The Afghan Whigs - 2012 Tour Dates
7/25/12 Melbourne, AUS Hi-Fi Bar
7/26/12 Sydney, AUS Factory Theatre
7/27/12 Byron Bay, AUS Splendour In The Grass - SOLD OUT
8/3/12 Chicago, IL Lollapalooza - SOLD OUT
8/4/12 Chicago, IL Metro - SOLD OUT
8/7/12 Helsinki, FI Circus
8/9/12 Oslo, NO Oya Festival - SOLD OUT
8/10/12 Goteborg, SE Way Out West Festival
8/11/12 Rees-Haldern, GR Haldern Pop Festival - SOLD OUT
8/14/12 Warsaw, PL Palladium
8/15/12 Prague, CZ Lucema Music Bar
8/17/12 Hasselt, BE Pukkelpop
8/19/12 London, UK Koko
9/22/12 New York, NY I'll Be Your Mirror Festival
9/26/12 Boston, MA House Of Blues
9/27/12 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
9/28/12 Washington D.C. 9:30 Club - SOLD OUT
9/29/12 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Small's Theatre
10/3/12 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre
10/5/12 New York, NY Terminal 5 - SOLD OUT
10/12/12 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Music Festival - SOLD OUT
10/19/12 New Orleans, LA Tipitina's
10/20/12 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
10/21/12 Carrboro, NC Cat's Cradle
10/24/12 Detroit, MI Saint Andrew's Hall - SOLD OUT
10/25/12 Cincinnati, OH Bogart's - SOLD OUT
10/28/12 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theatre
10/30/12 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
11/2/12 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom
11/3/12 Seattle, WA Showbox
11/7/12 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
11/9/12 Los Angeles, CA The Fonda

Frank Ocean - Channel Orange (Slim K. Slowdown)

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Comments (9)

Thanks a lot C3 / ACLFest for your stupid no shows in close vicinity clause.

Now TX get the Afghan Whigs at your crappy fest (1st downfall, should be IN a club) and we get a SHORT SET.

+plus the added bonus of every year not knowing if you are going home covered in human feces. YES, people it happened in 2009.
People were sliding, covering themselves and the dumbest were EATING IT!!!

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2012 3:34 PM

^ Rest assured, NYC ATP will not get a short set. AW are a headliner, and will play a full 90+ minute set.

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2012 4:20 PM

No comments = no care

Posted by Anonymous | July 17, 2012 1:46 AM

NYC ATP will not get a short set. AW are a headline

Posted by mubawab | July 18, 2012 8:12 PM

I love it when hipsters expose their racism. Lucky for yous your behind a computer screen anonymous. Enjoy your privlieges

Posted by Clever | September 30, 2012 5:55 AM

Does anyone know who the opening act for the Afghan Whigs is in Detroit on 10/24?

Posted by Anonymous | October 16, 2012 4:18 PM

great tunes.

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